I started this month off joining a 31 Day Writing Challenge to write daily on one topic. I chose romance. Now I knew this would be a difficult topic for me and alas, it has been. But I am so proud I found 13 days of things to write about! It was more than I thought I had in me and it felt good day to day as it spilled out onto the page.
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
– Virginia Woolf
They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach so I suppose thoughts on food and romance are in order.
What if you aren’t what one might call traditional? Even the word “romance” makes you want to gag. Well if you have read to this point, you have learned that romance is not bells and whistles, but instead, at it’s core, simple and sweet kindness. Doesn’t matter your style, we all will be happy to accept sweet kindness!
As I have written these posts my own husband has been out of town on a fishing boat somewhere in Mexico. He came home night before last, exhausted, happy and still swaying back and forth with the motion of the boat he was no longer on.
He read through all that I posted and was pleasantly surprised about my topic. …